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The colonists did not pay any taxes until after the French and Indian War in 1763. Then Britain decided it was time they should pay for the war. This was even though the British made a treaty with the Native Americans to keep the colonists east of the Appalachian Mountains and paid the natives to take scalps of any colonist that violated this treaty. The British passed the so called Navigational Acts that said that the colonists should trade only with Britain even though the colonists could buy goods cheaper from the Dutch. Next came the Sugar Act making colonists pay tax on sugar and Stamp Act putting tax on newspapers and official documents (later removed). The Townshend Act taxed only imported goods. On March 5, 1770 there was a riot in Boston during which British soldiers shot dead five colonists that were throwing snowballs and rocks. This incident was known as Boston Massacre. Another incident was the Boston Tea Party where colonists dressed as Native Americans and threw out the tea brought by British ships into the harbor after passing the Tea Act giving a British company the right to sell tea to the colonists. Britain closed the harbor, brought troops to live in Boston homes, and planned on taking colonists to England to be tried for their crimes.
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One of the events that led up to the American Revolution was the feeling that the colonists had about how they were treated. They felt they should be treated the same as t…he British. The colonists felt that they were being taxed, but had no representation.
The signing to the Declaration of Independence, Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party, refusal of the King's decree.
King George III.
Unfair taxes and laws.
the writs of assistance played a major role in the american revolution because the americans didn't like begin charged with warrents and begin seached.
The Intolerabl Acts. Taxation without representatin.
"No taxation without representation"
You can find the answer in the following link, which leads to the AP American History text book: http://wps.ablongman.com/long_divine_appap_7/23/5926/1517172.cw/index.…html You can copy the link and paste it in you browser. When you have the text book web site open, go to chapter 5. THERE YOU WILL FIND YOUR Answer!!!!!!!!!!
What did South Carolina create to govern the colony in the years leading up to the American Revolution?
House of Deputies
The radical group boycotted taxes and inspired revolts against the British. They fueled tensions between the colonies and the British.
What institution represented the interests of the colonistsbin the years leading up to the American revolution?
King George III
Tea tax, (Tea act)- British taxed the colonists on tea. Boston tea party, - Colonists dumping tea into the Boston Harbor Sugar act - BRitish taxed the colonits on sugar No tax…ation without representation- Is what the colonits called it when british taxed them unreasonably and didnt let them have a say in parliament. Townshed act- Unreasonable taxes on materials such as wood and glass... .......So mostly British taxing the colonists. Also british violated their rights.
King George III